[clug] Google 'Native Client' for Chrome (browser): secure and hi-performance

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Wed Dec 14 02:59:31 MST 2011

steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> From a few days ago, hope its not Old News for you all.
> It may not be a 'Game Changer' (but what would I know?),
> but it's a solid experiment in improving Internet security and portable
> performance Apps.
> And importantly, it's Open Source (BSD license).
> If it's A Good Idea, others will pick it up. Like all those pesky TCP/IP
> tools were in the 90's...
> "Native Client turns Chrome into high-end gaming platform"
> <http://download.cnet.com/8301-2007_4-57340015-12/native-client-turns-chrome-into-high-end-gaming-platform/?tag=txt;title>

So it's some fusion of Java applets, ActiveX, flash and a Xen
hypervisor? I don't see this increasing security at all.
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